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§ 8521. Sovereign immunity generally

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part VII. Civil Actions and Proceedings
Chapter 85. Matters Affecting Government Units (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter B. Actions Against Commonwealth Parties (Refs & Annos)
Sovereign Immunity
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8521
§ 8521. Sovereign immunity generally
(a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, no provision of this title shall constitute a waiver of sovereign immunity for the purpose of 1 Pa.C.S. § 2310 (relating to sovereign immunity reaffirmed; specific waiver) or otherwise.
(b) Federal courts.--Nothing contained in this subchapter shall be construed to waive the immunity of the Commonwealth from suit in Federal courts guaranteed by the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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1980, Oct. 5, P.L. 693, No. 142, § 221(l), effective in 60 days.
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8521, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8521
Current through 2017 Regular Session Acts 1 to 43, 45 and 49
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